BTS, Big Hit Donate $1M To Crew Nation Fund

Korean pop icons BTS and their management/label Big Hit Entertainment dug deep with a donation of $1 million USD to Live Nation’s Crew Nation campaign in support of tour professionals. Continue reading

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TUE. BRIEF: Record Store Day Crisis • Music Biz Award For Kobalt Founder • Republic, JYP Partner • More

TUESDAY 2.25.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators inside the industry weighed in on whey learning to fail is such an important part of music business success, what comes next for K-pop after its big. Continue reading

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After K-Pop’s Big Week, What Comes Next?

K-Pop is certainly having a moment as far as its Stateside popularity goes, but will South Korean pop music's recent surge in popularity in the US translate to more than. Continue reading

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BTS, Halsey Break 24 Hour YouTube Record Capping Massive Weekend For The K-Pop Superstars

YouTube has confirmed that the new video from BTS, “Boy With Luv” featuring Halsey, is the now most-viewed 24 hour music video debut in YouTube history, adding to an already. Continue reading

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BTS Is First K-Pop Artist To Pass 5 Billion Spotify Streams

BTS has released its new album, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA today and Spotify is confirming that they are now the first K-Pop group and first artist from Asia to. Continue reading

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BLACKPINK Beats Ariana Grande, BTS To Claim 3 YouTube Debut Records

"Thank u, next" took on new meaning over the weekend as BLACKPINK’s 'Kill This Love' music video broke three records for its YouTube debut, including beating Ariana Grande and BTS. Continue reading

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Scandals, ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Threaten Future Of K-Pop

New scandals in South Korea that cast doubt on K-Pop stars, K-Pop culture and a male chauvinist and sexist South Korean culture in general, could halt the genre's recent hugely. Continue reading

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BTS Pre-Sale Exceeds 2.6 Million Albums In Just 5 Days

K-Pop superstars BTS have pre-sold more than 2.6 million copies of the album "Map of the Soul: Persona" Set to be released on April 14, the album may be the. Continue reading

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Ready Or Not, K-Pop Is Here To Stay

Just a few short years ago, it seemed unlikely that the K-pop wave would ever truly break on the US, with multiple attempts to break into the market falling short.. Continue reading

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